Purely Decadent ® Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Turtle Mountain, LLC is my new favorite company on planet Earth. Well, just about. As a celiac, I don’t eat dairy, as most of us celiacs don’t, but that means no ice cream, which I really love. I love the texture, the cold, smooth flavor, especially the mint-flavored ones. This brings me back to Turtle Read more…

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Featured Trailblazers – TasteFresno

TasteFresno is a project of Paprika Studios, a communication consultancy based out of Fresno.  They help other businesses better utilize the web.  They split their time between client projects and ideas that they hope will benefit the community and give them a creative outlet.  TasteFresno was created about five years ago and exists to engage Read more…

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Featured Tastemakers – Madera Vintner's Association

Madera Vintner’s Association was created in 2001 as a collaborative effort by the area’s family winemakers with the common purpose to promote excellence in winemaking and help direct a region rich in potential through a commitment to modern winemaking techniques and sustainable vineyards practices. The Madera Vintner’s Association hosts three wine trail weekends a year Read more…

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Featured Tastemakers – Oogie's Snacks

Oogies Gourmet Popcorn has been around since 2004, when Eric Thier, President of Oogie’s Snacks noticed that there were some interesting snack items available, but nothing that grabbed his affection like popcorn.  Thier recalls, “Popcorn had always been seen as a carnival or ballpark snack, not something to be taken seriously or treated in a Read more…

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Featured Tastemaker – Udi's Gluten Free Foods

Udi’s Gluten Free Foods came about several years ago when their Certified Master Baker, Chadwick White was asked by a friend with celiac disease to create good-tasting gluten-free bread.  Unimpressed with what was on the market, White was determined to create superior gluten-free bread solely for Udi’s.  White and his team of skilled bakers used Read more…

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Featured Tastemakers – Orgran

When Orgran began doing business in 1993 they had one product and a vision.  Owner Josef Rosenfeld said “Our goal was to build a company that would give us a purpose in life, allow us to provide for our family, employ other people and provide our end consumers with healthy food options that are fairly Read more…

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Product Review: Mr. Krispers Baked Rice Krisps

One of my favorite snacks is Mr. Krispers Baked Rice Krisps. These little, flat, oval chips currently come in four flavors, Sour Cream & Onion, Nacho, Sea Salt & Pepper, and Barbeque. They are very light. In fact, 35 chips have only 120 calories—perfect for anyone watching their calories. The chips are made with brown Read more…

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